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Japanese Garden Tours

Tour the Sasebo Japanese Garden.

Japanese Garden Banner, Botanic Garden


  • Hour-long tours of the Japanese Garden are given March through November 
  • Schedule: Sundays at 2 and 3 p.m.; Mondays and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.; First and third Tuesdays at 10 and 11 a.m.; Wednesdays 10 and 11 a.m.
  • These tours are dependent on weather and volunteer schedules.

Enter the world of the Sasebo Japanese Garden on this guided tour. Learn how traditional Japanese plants, along with native New Mexican plants are used to create a Japanese aesthetic in the southwest.

Discover the various styles of Japanese gardening and the stories behind the stone lanterns and bridges.


  • Tour groups are limited to 20 people and are included with general admission to the garden.
  • Tours meet at the entrance to the Japanese Garden exhibit.